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2011 Mazda RX-8

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2011 Mazda RX-8

Mazda RX-8 highlights

Customer reviews

5 out of 5

RepairPal reliability rating**

3.5 out of 5

Mileage (EPA estimate)

16 city, 23 highway, 19 combined

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Ratings & reliability

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Above Average
RepairPal gave the Mazda RX-8 an overall reliability rating of 3.5 out of 5 stars, which RepairPal describes as Above Average. This rating ranks Mazda RX-8 40th out of 45 among Compact Cars.

RepairPal reliability rating**

  • Cost RepairPal reports that the average total annual cost for repairs and maintenance on a Mazda RX-8 is $443, compared to an average of $437 for Compact Cars and $556 for all the vehicles RepairPal considered in its dataset.
  • Frequency According to RepairPal, Mazda RX-8 owners bring their vehicles into a repair shop for unscheduled repairs an average of 1.2 times per year, compared to an average of 0.9 times for Compact Cars and 1.4 times for all the vehicle models RepairPal considered in its dataset.
  • Severity RepairPal reported that the probability of a repair being a severe or major issue is 17% for the Mazda RX-8, compared to an average of 10% for Compact Cars and 12% for all the vehicles RepairPal considered in its dataset.

**RepairPal Reliability Ratings are based on the actual cost, frequency, and severity of unscheduled repairs and maintenance on make/model data for select 2006-2020 vehicles. The reliability of a specific vehicle may vary depending on its maintenance and driving history, model year, trim, and features. RepairPal Reliability Ratings are provided by RepairPal and CarMax is not responsible for their accuracy. These ratings are based on RepairPal Reliability data as of 09/01/2021. Learn more about RepairPal reliability ratings

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